Jinxie's Kitchen, Jinxie's World

Cooking Tips #6

  Ever have your tomato sauce taste "tinny" or have that metallic taste to it? Yeah, we so understand. This is what happens when you cook tomato-based sauces in aluminum or any reactive metal pan/pot. Sometimes, even copper will have this effect. To fix that taste, however, add a dash or two of Balsamic vinegar. Other than… Continue reading Cooking Tips #6

Jinxie's Kitchen, Jinxie's World

Cooking Tips #2

  Today's cooking tip involves something I mentioned in last Friday's Jinxie's Kitchen post - pasta! Instead of rinsing pasta, coat the noodles with some of the sauce you've prepared. The reason we don't rinse the pasta is because the sauce will stick to it better. Basically, rinsing takes the starch off the pasta, which… Continue reading Cooking Tips #2

Jinxie's Kitchen, Jinxie's World

Cooking Tips #1

  I've decided to add "cooking tips" to the blog for you. It dawned on me last night, after Unca T gave me a cooking tip while I made red clam sauce for him and the fam at g-ma's house, that this might be needed too. They will be short posts, just a quick note… Continue reading Cooking Tips #1